Is there anything more paralyzing than a blank slate?
"Forsaken by his people, he strode into the wasteland," the narrator intones in the intro to Fallout 2. 16 years later, and creator Brian Fargo has delivered that promise anew in a very literal way: by making Wasteland 2, a spiritual successor to his Fallout games that's also a...sequel to their predecessor.
Want to get ready for Wasteland 2, or just enjoy perusing the numerous attributes? You can download the 99-page Wasteland 2 manual right here.
I played through Fallout 1 and 2 multiple times, but didn't like the squad based complexity of Fallout Tactics. So this latest trailer for Wasteland 2 is bad news for me. The trailer spends several minutes explaining the seemingly infinite options in designing a squad, only to then show how a poorly designed squad…
"There was this one moment in Fallout 3, when I came across a prisoner at some raider camp," I said. "She was still tied up, but all the raiders were gone. Maybe they were dead or something, I don't know. The game gave me a choice: I could take her supplies and leave her there, or set her free."
Wasteland 2's general release creeps closer and closer. Here is the opening live-action movie introducing the game's heroic desert rangers:
In a world with horse armor DLC, things that game companies sell as additional content never surprises me—but it's probably a bad sign that I clicked this particular button half expecting the "Red Boots DLC" to be real, huh?
It raised a ton of cash during its Kickstarter campaign. Then Wasteland 2 got delayed because of all that money. But, rest assured, the sequel to the classic RPG is coming. And a new video gives a substantial glimpse at what the gameplay will look like. Get ready for clicking, folks.
Wasteland 2 sure is looking nice. Here's a lengthy demo of a level from the game, which gives a good sense of a bunch of the different systems and encounters and how they all fit together.
Wasteland 2, like Double Fine's adventure game, is one of Kickstarter's greatest video game project successes. And, like Double Fine's adventure game, it's also run into a snag because, well, y'all just gave it too darn much money.
The Kickstarted game Wasteland 2 now has a publisher—Deep Silver, who will distribute the game but concede all creative control to the developers at inXile, according to inXile.
After twenty-one years, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is getting a direct sequel. That's quite the gap, twenty-one years. But it's far from being the only big gap.
Wasteland 2, the tremendously successful Kickstarter project that earned close to $3 million when it was funded last year, is starting to shape up.
Well, not just for you. Fans of Wasteland, RAGE, Borderlands or any other game set in a post-apocalyptic desert are more than catered for at Wasteland Weekend, which will be held in the Mojave Desert at the end of the month.